Manufacturing Stores Manager

Job Description

VANRATH are thrilled to be assisting one of Northern Ireland's most recognisable manufacturers with the recruitment of a Warehouse Stores Manager. Fantastic company to work in, one of the best company cultures in NI and opportunities for progression.

Shifts are held over Monday to Friday. No weekend working. Permanent position.

This role will be based at the company's Ballymena office..

Experience within a Manufacturing environment is Essential to be considered for this role.


Fully Negotiable + other Fantastic Additional Benefits (Top Company) & Progression Opportunities


To co-ordinate all stores and logistics activities within allocated areas. To organise and utilise manpower to meet targets and demands of the production programme, and be responsible for safe storage, accuracy and timely delivery to the line of all materials. The recruitment, retention, development and safe working practices of all logistics staff will be managed by the Stores Manager

  • In consultation with the Head of Logistics determine appropriate level and competency of staff and ascertain training needs in line with the future needs of the business.
  • Ensure that labour is planned and utilised effectively to deliver the operational plans & KPI's.
  • Responsible for the safe and accurate receipt of goods to the business, storage and kitting of said goods and delivery to our production cells as required.
  • Ensure that all employees are fully conversant and compliant with the Company's Quality Assurance & Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Responsible for the Health and Safety of all employees in the Department, which extends to visitors to the Departmental areas i.e production staff, engineers, management and delivery drivers.
  • Manage the performance of individuals within the teams, including recruitment , training, discipline, motivation and recognition.
  • Plan and manage all activities around maintaining stock accuracy, including rolling stock-takes, annual stocktakes and full investigation where there are discrepancies.

The Ideal Person

  • Minimum 3 years in a Stores Supervisory Role
  • Experience within a Manufacturing Environment is essential.
  • Extensive experience in managing stores teams, including resource planning, training and development
  • History of managing across different stores locations.
  • Experience in planning and undertaking stock counts.
  • Proven track record in actively managing Health and Safety in a warehouse environment.

For further information on this opportunity, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jack Groves via Vanrath in the strictest confidence.

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